DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Richard Jaeckel (aged 70)
Richard Hanley Jaeckel (October 10, 1926 – June 14, 1997) was an American actor of film and television. Jaeckel became a well-known character actor in his career, which spanned six decades. He received a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for his role in the 1971 adaptation of Ken Kesey’s Sometimes a Great Notion.
DEATH: Jaeckel died at the age of 70 from cancer, at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, California.